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Who is Joaquín Niemann?
Joaquin Niemann is a well-known Chilean Professional golfer. From May 2017 to April 2018, he was ranked the number one amateur golfer. Currently, Joaquin is a member of the PGA Tour where he has claimed two wins.
How Old is Joaquin Niemann?
He is 23 years old as of February 2022, having been born on November 7, 1998, in Santiago, Chile. Joaquin shares his birthdate with celebrities such as Anthony Reeves, Bethany Mota, Lorde, Ashley Newman, Amybeth McNulty, and many more.
Joaquin Niemann Family
Who are Joaquin Niemann Parents?
He was born to Jorge Niemann (Father) and Pamela Zenteno (Mother)
Does Joaquin Niemann have any Siblings?
He has a brother who goes by the name of Lukas Niemann.
Joaquin Niemann Education
He received his high school education at an unknown school. Once we have the name of the school, we will update it here as soon as possible. Niemann had planned to attend the University of South Florida but was denied entry due to his TOEFL scores.
Joaquin Niemann Marital Status
He is currently dating an architecture student Christina Hellema Puga.
Joaquin Niemann Kids
He currently has no kids. In case of any new news regarding whether he will have children, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Joaquin Niemann Career
An Amateur Career
For 44 weeks from May 2017 to April 2018, Niemann was the number one ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. At the University of South Florida, Joaquin had planned to play but was unable to gain entry due to his TOEFL scores. He won the 2017 Mark H. McCormack medal and therefore gained entry into the 2018 U.S. Open and into the 2018 Open Championship. Niemann won the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship thereby gaining entry into the 2018 Masters Tournament.
A Professional Career
Joaquin withdrew from the 2018 U.S. Open and Open Championship in order to turn professional before the 2018 Valero Texas Open. In his first tournament as a professional golfer, he finished 6th. Niemann earned himself a PGA Tour card for the 2018-19 season after a top-10 finish (T5 at The Greenbrier) in eight tournaments. He won his first PGA Tour victory in September 2019 in A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. Joaquin, therefore, became the first PGA Tour winner from Chile and the youngest international PGA Tour winner since 1993.
He went ahead and played on the International team in December 2019 at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. He went 0-3-1 and lost his Sunday singles match against Patrick Cantlay. Niemann joined Harris English in a playoff after a final round 64 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in January 2021. But he was defeated on the first extra hole. In July 2021, Joaquin shot a bogey-free 18-under par for 72 holes to tie with Troy Merritt and Cameron Davis for the lead at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Niemann was eliminated on his first bogey of the week on the first playoff hole. And Davis was the eventual champion. Niemann in February 2022, won the Genesis Invitational hosted by Tiger Woods by shot rounds of 63-63-68-71. He finished the tournament at 19-under par, two strokes ahead of Cameron Young, and Collin Morikawa.
Joaquin Niemann Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0inches (1.83m) and a weight of 69kg (152lbs).
Joaquin Niemann Salary and Net Worth
Due to him being a professional golfer, he has an average of $2,031,556 prize money per year and a net worth of about $10 million.